su·​per·​in·​ten·​si·​ty ˌsü-pər-in-ˈten(t)-sə-tē How to pronounce superintensity (audio)
plural superintensities
: extreme intensity
superintensity of emotion
… the severe … depression, again accompanied by a painful superintensity of stimulations …Léon Wurmser
superintense adjective
It boasts huge density and superintense aromas of blackberry, oak spice and tobacco. Wine Enthusiast
… met … to express concern over news that the superintense manager was about to receive a contract extension. Sports Illustrated

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superintensity was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Superintensity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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